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Pros, Instructors, Equipment, Travel

Here’s a list of the Pros that hang out on TalkSurf.com. What makes a Pro on TalkSurf.com? Anybody that has professional activities related to catching waves: athletes instructors, coaches, trainers, equipment makers, shops, travel agencies, event producers, photographers. If you are interested in being listed here, contact us.


Jerry Bess | @jerry | All around waterman sponsored by Naish.

Sarah Hauser | @Sarah | Windsurfing and SUP competitor, team rider for Simmer Style, Roxy, Tabou.

Jerry Bess


Matt Kinoshita | @kazuma | Owner and shaper of Kazuma Surfboards Hawaii.

Event Producers

Rodney Kilborn, aka Handsome Bugga Productions | @handsomebugga | Producer of many Maui Surf and SUP events, including the Maui to Molokai race.

Instructors, Coaches, and Trainers

Buzzy Kerbox | @Buzzykerbox | Former professional surfer and acclaimed waterman offering surfing and SUP lessons on Maui.

Doug Silva | @doug | Former professional surfer offering surfing lessons on Oahu.

Kiva Rivers, Rivers to the Surf | @riverstothesurf | Maui born and bred surf instructor, sponsored by the Honolua Surf Company.

Suzie Cooney, Suzie Trains Maui | @suzie | Maui’s elite fitness professional and healthy lifestyle specialist offering fitness training and health coaching.


Christie Carter, WavePark Mentawai | @wavepark | Managing Director of WavePark Mentawai, the first land-based surf resort in the Mentawai Islands.

Sean Murphy, Waterways Surf Adventures | @fatnorman | President of onne of the premier surf travel companies with locations around the world. Moderator of the Travel Category on TalkSurf.com.